MC241349 – With this update, end users can choose up to 25 colored labels per task in Planner and Tasks in Teams.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 66193.
When this will happen
Rollout is set to begin in late February and should be complete by early March.
How this will affect your organization
More labels allows for greater flexibility when organizing tasks. Use labels to flag risks, signal delays, help fine tune task prioritization, clarify accountabilities, or categorize tasks around a theme spanning multiple buckets.
What you need to do to prepare
You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.
Learn more: Flag your tasks with labels